Capital of Violence

Brass, straight lines, motion in perfect symmetry

Capital of violence

Cohesive, chest ornaments, balcony of small men

Capital of violence

Fear, drumming boots, waving of enabling masses

Capital of violence

Heroes, historic claims, brothers in arms

Capital of violence

King, leader of choice, our way of life

Capital of violence

Portrait, son and daughter, tears of a mother

Capital of violence

Flags, coffins draped, flapping in the wind

Capital of violence

My heart goes out to all mothers seeing their sons and daughters coming back in a black bag.


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  1. So sad what happend tonight…. let’s hope the conflict can be solved soon.

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  2. A very poignant, well written post. 😒

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  3. Wow! this is one powerful piece !!

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